Support to External Security Sector Oversight in Georgia

Overall objective:

  • To increase the human security of people in Georgia by enhancing the accountability of security related actors.

Specific objectives:

  • To consolidate and strengthen the role and activities of independent oversight bodies of Georgia in line with best EU and international practice     

Results:

  • Capacities of the Public Defender’s Office, the State Inspector Service, the Parliament and especially its Parliamentary Defence and Security Committee and the State Audit Office with regard to their oversight functions are strengthened through improvement of internal structures
  • and procedures, and strengthening of effective operations;
  • Roles and mandates of oversight bodies are further refined in line with European best practices;
  • Coordination among oversight bodies and with civil society is strengthened for improved operations and engagement in policy discussion;
  • Coordination with and among law enforcement bodies is strengthened;
  • Public awareness is raised on oversight roles and activities of mandated oversight bodies to increase public trust in law enforcement agencies and the oversight mechanisms.

 

Country: 
Georgia
Region: 
ENPI East
Area of competence: 
Governance
Donor organisation: 
EU
Start of project: 
October, 2021
End of Project: 
October, 2024
Type: 
Technical Assistance